Tag Archive: DTM

May 28

DTM drivers to meet thee challenge ‘Green Hell’

The DTM thriller at Spielberg still is the topic of the day  and there is just another week to go to the third DTM race meeting at the Lausitzring (03rd to 05th June)

Von rechts: Marco Wittmann, Nico Müller und Ex-DTM-Pilot Thomas JägerNonetheless, 11 DTM drivers from the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz camps use this weekend for the excursion to another, spectacular event. Instead of relaxing at home on the couch they meet the ultimate motor-racing challenge: the 24h race at the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Spielberg analysis: ‘An issue for Norbert Haug’

During a DTM weekend one often witnesses things happening that just can’t be explained in two simple sentences

Norbert HaugThings that better should be assessed, analysed and explained by the experts. And who would be a better man for this job than Norbert Haug? For 22 years (1990 to 2012) he was the Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Director and since 2014 he has been analysing the occurrences prior to, during and after the races for DTM’s German TV partner ARD as expert and co-commentator. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2015-10-16_0091 Upcoming motor racing highlights: The classic Formula 1 race on the streets of Monaco and the 24-hr event at the Nürburgring Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Timo Glock wins race at Spielberg on Sunday

For the third time in his career, Timo Glock was able to celebrate on the top step of the podium

Timo Glock, BMW M4 DTM In Sunday’s second DTM race at Spielberg in Austria, the BMW driver emerged as the winner. After 42 laps of the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, Glock won from the two Audi drivers Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green, who finished second and third respectively.

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May 21

A 1-2 for BMW at Spielberg

In a dominant way, Marco Wittmann has won the DTM race on Saturday at Spielberg in Austria

DTM - Marco Wittmann Having started from pole position, the 2014 DTM champion crossed the line as the winner after 30 laps. For Wittmann, this is the sixth win of his DTM career. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, he won ahead of his fellow BMW driver Tom Blomqvist, who finished second in the third DTM race of the season. Edoardo Mortara took the final slot on the podium at Spielberg after finishing third with his Audi RS 5 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Lucas Auer: “Now, I understand how the DTM game works”

As the local hero, Lucas Auer is in the centre of the attention at Spielberg

Lucas Auer likes the striking design of his carThe 21-year-old is in his second DTM season and scored his best result at the Red Bull Ring in 2015 as a series’ rookie by finishing sixth. DTM.com has also spoken with the Austrian and found an optimistic and talkative Mercedes-Benz driver in a good mood. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Really fast lap times, Blomqvist on top

At 17.00 hrs sharp on Friday afternoon, the DTM started into its second weekend of the 2016 season

Tom Blomqvist was the only one in the field to post a lap time of under 1 minute 24 seconds and ended up fastest with 1:23.941 minutes, a really fast lap time.Four minutes  after the green flags were waved at the Red Bull Ring, all 24 drivers already had left their pit boxes. However, at Spielberg as well, the first outing only served as an installation run for most of them. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Spielberg: Young talents and old tractors

Alps folklore meets state-of-the-art motor racing

Clash of the tractorsThis unique mix is going to also make an impact on the support programme of the 2016 DTM meeting held at Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Tales from the paddock: DTM, Formula 1 and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team The DTM will get the second race weekend of the 2016 season under way this weekend in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Rene Rast replaces Da Costa at Team Aguri

German driver to stand in for Da Costa in Berlin

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302037/rast_web.jpegTeam Aguri has today confirmed that German racer Rene Rast will make his Formula E debut at the BMW i Berlin ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg

Paul Di Resta travels to the Red Bull Ring with massively boosted confidence

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg An enthralling motor-racing motor-sport festival – that’s the best way to describe the DTM season kick-off held last weekend at Hockenheim.

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May 12

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint future

All the manufacturers and promoters once again confirmed to keep on actively working on the joint future

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint futureThe fifth Steering Committee meeting with representatives of the Japanese Super GT promoters, DTM promoter ITR and all the Japanese (Honda, Nissan, Toyota) and German (Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz) manufacturers involved was held on 11th May, in Tokyo.

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May 06

DTM drivers charge across the Hungarian capital

More than 100,000 people came to the River Danube boardwalk

Martin TomczykIn the Nagy Futam 2016 – in English ‘the Great Race’– in Budapest, DTM drivers Miguel Molina, Martin Tomczyk and Lucas Auer presented themselves to the Hungarian motor-racing enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

The expert’s tip: Harald Grohs expects great things to happen

As winner of the very first DTM race, held in 1984, Harald Grohs made history and secured a very special position in the DTM record books

 As winner of the very first DTM race, held in 1984, Harald Grohs made history and secured a very special position in the DTM record books.At the wheel of the BMW 635 CSi run by Team Vogelsang Valier he won the season opener at Zolder, celebrated another three race wins over the course of the DTM debut season to finish third behind champion Volker Strycek and Olaf Manthey, in the end.

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May 05

Electrifying support series in the DTM season kick-off meeting

Even at the periods of time when the DTM cars aren’t going for it, the DTM season kick-off visitors will be provided great race action

WRX – quick and dirtyFrom 06th to 08th May, three race series will add to the action of the first DTM race meeting in 2016 – and the differences couldn’t be bigger. In the stadium section for instance, the World Rallycross Championship (WRX) drivers will give one another a hard time, the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany is contesting its already second race weekend in 2016 and in the Audi Sport TT Cup, ambitions professionals will have to take guest on drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

World RX returns to German F1 track for DTM and rallycross double header

Twenty-one 600bhp World RX Supercars will compete at the specially-constructed rallycross circuit

World RX returns to German F1 track for DTM and rallycross double header Hockenheimring Round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy takes place at the famous Hockenheimring later this week (6-8 May) as the World RX teams and drivers compete alongside the DTM German Touring Car Championship for a weekend of exhilarating motorsport action. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

DTM on TV – new partners to complement the proven ARD coverage

All lights switched to green all the remote controls to one

Claus Lufen and expert Norbert Haug.The motor-racing enthusiasts in Germany once again can watch the thrilling battle for the 2016 DTM title live and exclusively on the ARD station ‘Das Erste’ (The First).

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Apr 28

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore

Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore “It’s high time for the season to be started,” says Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris, thus also expressing the opinion of his 23 colleagues.

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Apr 27

“We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year” – Dieter Gass

The Audi RS 5 DTM was no doubt the fastest car

Dieter Gass: „We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year“Dieter Gass, Head of DTM at Audi Sport, about the aims for the 2016 DTM season which kicks off on May 7 and 8 and the changes made last winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

The DTM will get the new 2016 season under way at Hockenheim with a home race for Mercedes-AMG on the weekend of 6th-8th May

“The DTM is a drivers’ championship” – Ulrich Fritz

 

Ulrich Fritz: Prior to the season opener, Head of Mercedes-AMG DTM Ulrich Fritz set out the key changes and biggest challenges in the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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